|Date Posted||June 05, 2021|
|Required Education||Bachelor's Degree|
|Job Status||Not Specified|
Career Karma is a community of peers, mentors, and coaches that helps people land their dream job in tech. For example, we help people who want to become software engineers by matching them with the right coding bootcamp and supporting them throughout their careers.
To inspire and inform burgeoning tech professionals, we run a blog on our website that covers a range of topics from highly technical posts to general career or educational advice.
Career Karma wants to re-skill America and aid all individuals and communities to access high-paying tech jobs. Just as we mentor our members, we have a strong management team to support, encourage, and guide our employees.
By landing a job with Career Karma, you will gain access to a collaborative work environment that values employee input and strives to fulfill your individual needs. Career Karma cultivates strong camaraderie within its remote workforce and hires freelancers who can commit to engaging with the company using Slack.
Are you a copy editor looking for steady freelance work? Career Karma is looking for reliable editors to perfect articles in education, career, and tech niches.
1) Can commit to editing 15-25 articles per week (1,000-2,000 words each), or 20 hours of work.
2) Is a strong researcher able to proficiently edit articles on subjects s/he may be unfamiliar with.
3) Is looking for something more long-term and is willing to engage with a great team of writers and editors using Slack and Zoom.
4) Values accuracy and submitting polished editing on weekly deadline cycles.
Proven experience in professional editing or journalism
Familiar with the following applications: Google Docs, Slack, Zoom, ClickUp
Familiar with SEO best practices
Ability to edit technical information to ensure it is presented in a professional yet friendly tone
Ability to ensure identified keywords are used to (SEO) optimize all submitted copy
Ability to audit relevant internal and external links within copy using accurate and optimized anchor text
Sharp editing skills
Strong communication skills and the ability to collaborate with team members, often across international time zones
Edit compelling and SEO-rich copy to outrank other pages on the web
Research a range of topics to ensure authoritative content is presented and clearly explained to readers
Meet weekly deadlines by filing pristine copy while managing multiple assignments
Attend Zoom meetings with the managing editor
Engage and communicate with editors to ensure deliverables are met on a daily basis using Slack
Please submit the following to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line COPY EDITOR.
Three editing samples of published content
Links to social media profiles or portfolios.
Salary commensurate with experience; starting at $13 per hour.
Career Karma is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, color, religion, or sex including sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, disability, protected Veteran Status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.